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  • Routledge Revivals: Development and Social Change in the Pacific Islands (1989)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alastair Couper

    First published in 1989. The Pacific Islands are amongst the poorest countries of the developing world. The special problems of their small size, immense distance from major centres and, for many, very poor agricultural possibilities make development extremely difficult. However, recent new…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Bent Greve

    Forty-five contributions from renowned international specialists in the field provide readers with expert analysis of the core issues related to the welfare state, including regional depictions of welfare states around the globe. The second edition of the Routledge Handbook of the Welfare State…

    Hardback – 2018-07-02
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Young Working-Class Men in Transition

    1st Edition

    By Steven Roberts

    Young Working Class Men in Transition uses a unique blend of concepts from the sociologies of youth and masculinity combined with Bourdieusian social theory to investigate British young working-class men’s transition to adulthood. Indeed, utilising data from biographical interviews as well as an…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Critical Studies of Men and Masculinities

  • Urban Music and Entrepreneurship

    Beats, Rhymes and Young People's Enterprise, 1st Edition

    By Joy White

    Youth unemployment in the UK remains around the one million mark, with many young people from impoverished backgrounds becoming and remaining NEET (Not in Education, Employment, or Training). However, the NEET categorisation covertly disguises and obscures the significance of the diverse range of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Employee Voice and Participation

    Contested Past, Troubled Present, Uncertain Future, 1st Edition

    By Jeff Hyman

    Employee participation and voice (EPV) concern power and influence. Traditionally, EPV has encompassed worker attempts to wrest control from employers through radical societal transformation or to share control through collective regulation by trade unions. This book offers a controversial…

    Paperback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge

  • Lexicon of Pulse Crops

    1st Edition

    By Aleksandar Mikić

    Lexicon of Pulse Crops integrates botanical and linguistic data to analyze and interpret the grain legume significance from the earliest archaeological and written records until the present day. Aimed at both agronomic and linguistic research communities, this book presents a database containing…

    Paperback – 2018-06-20
    CRC Press

  • Thorstein Veblen

    Economist and Social Theorist, 1st Edition

    By Murray G. Murphey

    In his latest book, scholar-historian Murray G. Murphey exhaustively explores the life and theory of Thorstein Veblen (1857–1929), whom, many scholars agree, remains one of the leading social theorists of all time, if not also one of the more confounding. Murphey’s account begins with a brief…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge

  • Management and Organizations in Transitional China

    1st Edition

    By Yanlong Zhang, Lisa Keister

    China’s 30-year market transition and its integration into the world economy provide a unique opportunity for exploring the nature of large-scale economic and political transformation and the mechanisms underlying organizational behavior during such a transition. Management and Organizations in…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Management, Society, and the Informal Economy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Godfrey

    Informal economic activity, defined as exchanges made by individuals and organizations in extra-legal or non-bureaucratic contexts, represents a significant and growing share of global economic activity. The informal economy brings to mind images of street vendors in markets and bazaars throughout…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Modern Motherhood and Women’s Dual Identities

    Rewriting the Sexual Contract, 1st Edition

    By Petra Bueskens

    Why do women in contemporary western societies experience contradiction between their autonomous and maternal selves? What are the origins of this contradiction and the associated ‘double shift’ that result in widespread calls to either ‘lean in’ or ‘opt out’? How are some mothers subverting these…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Professions and Power (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terence J. Johnson

    First published in 1972, this book rejects as inadequate the ‘trait’ and ‘functionalist’ theories of the professions and instead presents an alternative framework to analyse the contemporaneous occupational change in industrial societies. The author describes how occupational specialisation creates…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Towards a New Theory of Organizations (1994)

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Hassard, Martin Parker

    First published in 1994, the essays collected in this book explore the impact and current status of the ideas put forth in David Silverman’s The Theory of Organizations, and how they relate to future directions in organization theory. After opening with a chapter by Silverman himself, the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

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